This beautiful Kaxinawá Rapé is made by a Kaxinawa shaman from the “Huni Kuin” tribe from Brazil.
While we do not know the exact constituents of this blend, the shaman describes this as Strong, profound, and Masculine energy. It is used to create a sense of being re-seated in ones body. Clearing, Cleansing and grounding.
The Kaxinawá people (Huni Kuin) are an indigenous people of Brazil and Peru. Their villages are located along the Purus and Curanja Rivers in Peru and the Tarauacá, Jordão, Breu, Muru, Envira, Humaitã, and Purus Rivers.
In the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, some Kaxinawá live on the Alto Purús Indigenous Territory with the Kulina people. The Kaxinawá are also known as the Cashinauá, Caxinauá, or Kashinawa people. This name come from kashi or “bat” and nawa meaning “outsiders” or “foreigners”. Their autonym is Huni Kuin or “real men” or “true people”, from huni, “man”, and kuin meaning “real” or “true”.
Their language belongs to the Pano linguistic family, which they call hatxa-Kuin (true language). The population is approximately 4,000 people, and they account for a percentage of 42% of the indigenous population of Acre state in Western Brazil.